UK PMI_UK BoE

The markets opened on Monday on a subdued note with Japan's GDP data coming out in the early hours. Growth in Japan remained flat in the second quarter, missing estimates of a 0.20% increase and lower than Q1's GDP growth rate of 0.50%. On a yearly basis, Japan's GDP growth slowed to 0.20%, down from 1.90% annual growth rate seen in the first qu...

2016-08-22 John Benjamin Read more
BoE decision

The markets opened to a new trading month this week with Monday seeing global manufacturing PMI's as traders kept an eye on the RBA and Bank of England monetary policy decisions. In China, manufacturing and services PMI was mixed as the official PMI data showed that manufacturing slipped into contraction at 49.9 while the Caixin PMI data showed ...

2016-08-05 John Benjamin Read more
BOJ

Monday was a fairly quiet day of trading with the economic calendar being light. The markets were trading flat for the most part. Focus was on the Japan trade balance data, which increased to 0.33 trillion yen, beating estimates of 0.24 trillion yen. The finance ministers and central bankers of the G20 economies met in China over the weekend wit...

2016-07-29 John Benjamin Read more